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After watching the movie ‘In Bruges’ Just to get something clear right off the bat – Bruges is a terrific destination, and definitely one of the main highlights of Belgium along with classic Ghent and historic Brussels. So even though our particular reason for visiting was a bit sketchy, it was still an excellent decision. I have spent plenty of time laughing at people who travel around searching out impossible-to-recreate scenes from their favourite movies, intensely dull locations once discussed in a very fictional novel, pretentious cafes where famous authors once got drunk enough to dine and dash, short supervised visits with unpleasant dogs that once starred opposite Owen Wilson or, most likely, guided tours to tiny round cottages where mythical midgets once pretended to sit around combing feet allegedly even hairier than mine. Oh ho ho, I’d laugh. What a stupid reason to travel. Much more cultural to just…

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